Boston Dynamics’ new robot can jump 4 ft, lift 100 lbs, and skate on 2 wheels


If you’re looking for the robot to lead the machine uprising, look no further than Handle. After seeing how Boston Dynamics treats robots, it might be time to alter its approach with the team’s newest creation. Handle is, for all intents and purposes, the robot world’s version of an elite athlete. This 6.5-foot beast is capable of skating along on two wheels at nine miles-per-hour, lifting 100 pounds, and jumping up to four-feet. The average human, for comparison, runs approximately 15 miles per hour, but slows considerably over distance. The guy with the hockey stick? He’s not going to outrun Handle after a…

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